Toledo Rockets vs. Ohio Bobcats - 1/26/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Ohio Bobcats (11-7) at Toledo Rockets (12-7)
College Basketball: Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Savage Arena)
The Line: Toledo Rockets -6 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: ESPN 3
The Ohio Bobcats will travel to play the Toledo Rockets in a MAC game on Tuesday.
The Toledo Rockets are 12-7 (3-3) and are coming off of a loss to Northern Illinois by a score of 58-49. Toledo has 2 of their last 3 games and is currently tied for 3rd in the MAC West Division. Toledo is averaging 78.7 points per game while giving up 71.4 points per game. Toledo is also averaging 37.3 rebounds per game and 16.6 assists per game. Nathan Boothe is averaging 19.5 points per game and 8.8 rebounds per game for Toledo. Jonathan Williams is averaging 17.8 points per game and 3.3 rebounds per game for the Rockets. Toledo is shooting 71.5% on free throws, 36.1% on three-pointers, and 46.4% on all field goal attempts.
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The Ohio Bobcats are 11-7 (2-4) and are coming off of a loss to Central Michigan by a score of 72-49. Ohio has lost 3 of their last 4 games and is sitting in 5th in the MAC East Division. Ohio has beaten Ball State and Western Michigan for their only two conference victories. Ohio is averaging 77.7 points per game while giving up 74.1 points per game. Ohio is also averaging 36.3 rebounds per game and 12.8 assists per game. Antonio Campbell is averaging 15.6 points per game and 9.3 rebounds per game for Ohio. Jaaron Simmons is averaging 14.7 points per game and 7.3 assists per game for the Bobcats. Ohio is shooting 76.7% on free throws, 37% on three-pointers, and 46.5% on all field goal attempts.
Ohio is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games. Ohio is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 conference games. The over is 10-2 in Ohio’s last 12 road games. Toledo is 2-5 ATS in their last 7 Tuesday games. Toledo is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games following an ATS loss. The under is 3-1-1 in Toledo’s last 5 home games. The over is 4-1 in these two teams last 5 meetings.
Toledo has found recent success and will be at home in this game. Ohio has been struggling lately, and their defense is giving up almost 75 points per game. Toledo has a fast paced offense, so they should be able to take advantage of the Ohio defense. Toledo also has the rebounding advantage and I am taking them here.